So i took out the big rig last night....

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DanMan82
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by DanMan82 » 08 Jan 2018, 20:14

I took my "big" rig to a show once - well, more correctly I took my 610 and my mate who borrowed by other 610 brought it along too so I used both with the Super Bassman head.

So ridiculously unnecessary but certainly looked cool :)
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by DoctorJohn » 08 Jan 2018, 20:42

If space permits, i'll always take my classic head and 8x10 despite the weight to a gig. It looks so cool and sounds so awesome. And there's always lots of volume on tap.

That, and the drunks get a kick out of watching me (in disbelief) unload and load it into my ford focus :)
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by jcburn » 08 Jan 2018, 21:28

Hey Lukaas3...just out if interest what sort of music do you play and what settings do you use on your Quad 6? Heavy amp but unique. Tube preamp and 1 power tube into 600 watt mosfet Poweramp. I haven't used mine in a while but I might dig it out over the weekend!
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by Lukaas3 » 08 Jan 2018, 21:59

Jc last night was classic rock for which i use setting 3 and a touch of bass, sometimes no 4, touch of bass and both mid buttons on.

in my hip hop thing i use a sansamp for comp and bass boost and just go into a flat amp on setting

I love this big heavy beast so much for the girth it gives to my sound.

The toneshaping options are vast, which considering its origins as a studio focused pre isnt surprising.

I sat with it for a long time just messing about getting familiar with it. A look at the freq curves in the manual really helps too.

Good luck.

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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by jcburn » 08 Jan 2018, 22:44

The manual is a challenge to get your head around :hyper:
I like setting 3 the most too, and like you I bump the bass a tad. Setting 4 to my ears has a but too much of a mid scoop for my preference....reminds me of Ampeg with the ultra hi and ultra low buttons on....I might have to pull it out over the weekend and have a fiddle :thumbup:
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by Lukaas3 » 08 Jan 2018, 23:04

so many options...

Roger McLaughlin runs his on 1 with everything switched on and a touch of bass
many many ways to get around this crazy german amp.

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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by Heath » 09 Jan 2018, 18:21

i know what you mean, after using a 2x12 (or 2 2x12) setup for so long after buying the berg nv412 its a whole new ball park, its more plug, play, turn it up
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by Ben B » 11 Jan 2018, 16:08

DoctorJohn wrote:
08 Jan 2018, 09:33
Big rigs weigh more than 100kgs ;)
Not necessarily. :neener:

My big rig weighs in at 80 odd.

that being said, my old one was well over 100. Thanks ampeg. :p


I also no longer reherse with mines use a peavey max 115 300 w combo coming in at 20 kg's.
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Re: So i took out the big rig last night....

Post by Ben B » 11 Jan 2018, 16:11

DoctorJohn wrote:
08 Jan 2018, 20:42
If space permits, i'll always take my classic head and 8x10 despite the weight to a gig. It looks so cool and sounds so awesome. And there's always lots of volume on tap.

That, and the drunks get a kick out of watching me (in disbelief) unload and load it into my ford focus :)
This too. Ive never played a show without an 810. Used different heads throughout the years, nothing still measures up to my SLM SVT-CL, but the peavey comes damn close.
Fender MIM Jazz - 1 x Black/1 x Oly white
Jackson CBX Ellefson CBXV - 1 x Black/1 x silver
ESP GC04 x2
1994 EBMM Stingray 4
Ibanez SRFF805
Ibanez SR655
Peavey VB3/Peavey VB810
Peavey Max 115 combo
Line 6 Wireless/Sansamp BDDI/TC Electronics PT3

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